International: Three Surgeons

Kaiser Wilhelm had dreamed of the day when the world would be run from his ugly palace at Potsdam. Soon the world would be run from there—for a little while. The Big Three were headed there to draw some more lines on the future's blueprint.

Winston Churchill, had already left London. Tired out with campaigning (see FOREIGN NEWS), he rested at Hendaye, a pleasant town and international rumor factory on the Spanish-French border. President Truman planned to cross the Atlantic and then France without seeing Charles de Gaulle, who will visit him later in...

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